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Solar and stellar magnetic activity

Author: Carolus J Schrijver; C Zwaan
Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000.
Series: Cambridge astrophysics series, 34.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This timely volume provides the first comprehensive review and synthesis of current understanding of the origin, evolution, and effects of magnetic fields in the Sun and other cool stars." "Researchers are provided with a state-of-the-art review of this exciting field, and the pedagogical style and introductory material make the book an ideal and welcome introduction for graduate students."--Jacket.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carolus J Schrijver; C Zwaan
ISBN: 0521582865 9780521582865
OCLC Number: 40964822
Description: xvi, 384 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Stellar structure --
Solar differential rotation and meridional flow --
Solar magnetic structure --
Solar magnetic configurations --
Global properties of the solar magnetic field --
The solar dynamo --
The solar outer atmosphere --
Stellar outer atmospheres --
Mechanisms of atmospheric heating --
Activity and stellar properties --
Stellar magnetic phenomena --
Activity and rotation on evolutionary time scales --
Activity in binary stars --
Propositions on stellar dynamos.
Series Title: Cambridge astrophysics series, 34.
Responsibility: C.J. Schrijver, C. Zwaan.
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